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Please read this carefully. Take your time to understand the import of what you are about to read. For if the following hits you as it hit me when I first read it, you will be amazed. As reported in the New York Post today, last night Derek Jeter passed Ken Griffey, Jr. as the active player with most hits in his career. But the incredible part, the part you have to read carefully is the other part of the Post report. When Derek Jeter made his major league debut in 1995 it was against the Seattle Mariners, for whom Griffey played at the time. At the time Griffey was on the disabled list. But the day Jeter debuted Griffey already had 998 hits. NINE HUNDRED AND NINETY-EIGHT. Which means that since that day, Jeter has 1,000 hits more than Griffey. Read it again. Jeter has ONE THOUSAND more hit ...

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